Idioms & Phrase (G & H), Study Notes, Material - DSSSB Exam (PRT & TGT)

By Komal|Updated : October 9th, 2022

Idioms & Phrases is an important part of the English section for DSSSB, KVS, MPTET, CTET 2022, and other teaching exams. We can expect at least 2 to 3 questions from the topic of Idioms & Phrase. 

List of Important Idioms and Phrases Beginning with G & H

In this article, we should read related to the Idioms & Phrases Important for the upcoming  DSSSB.

  1. Getaway Scot free - बिना सजा पाए बच निकलना 
    Meaning: To avoid the punishment that you deserve
    Example: If you don't take out a complaint against him he'll get off Scot-free!

  2. Good Samaritan-दूसरों की मदद करने वाला 
    Meaning: the person who unselfishly helps others,
    Example: He's such a good Samaritan. He used to take after my grandmother when she was ill.

  3. Green-eyed monster- ईर्ष्यालु 
    Meaning: jealousy
    Example: I'd no idea you were so susceptible to the green-eyed monster.

  4. Go the extra mile- किसी की मदद के लिए कुछ भी कर जाना 
    Meaning: Going above and beyond whatever is required for the task at hand.
    Example: Vipin is a nice guy, always ready to go the extra mile for his friends.

  5. Go out on a limb- खुद मुसीबत में रहके दोसरों की मदद करना 
    Meaning: Put yourself in a tough position in order to support someone/ something.
    Example: You can't find your dog? I'm going to go out on a limb and say he jumped over the fence and got loose.

  6. Hell in a hand basket-आने वाली समस्या के लिए नेतृत्व करना
    : Deteriorating headed for complete disaster.
    Example: The fortunes of the Restaurant did not change with a change in management and soon they were going to hell in a handbasket.

  7. Hale and hearty- पूरी तरह स्वस्थ 
    Meaning: very healthy and strong
    Example: At 80 Nitish is hale and hearty, getting up at six every morning to walk five miles.

  8. Hold your horse- संयम रखो
    Meaning: Be patient.
    Example: You must hold your horse to clear any exam.

  9. Hit the bull’s eye- सटीक 
    Meaning: get something exactly right, or be on target.
    Example: The finance minister’s speech on attracting new investments hit the bull’s eye.

  10. head over heels- अचानक प्यार में पड़ना
    : fall deeply and completely in love, especially suddenly
    Example: She and her husband make an amazing couple. They are head over heels in love and are very supportive of each other.

  11. Hit the nail on the head-किसी चीज़ के बारे में एकदम सही होना 
    Meaning: be accurately right about something
    Example: He is a smart debugger. Every time you take a broken code to him, he will hit the nail on the head and tell you the exact problem.

  12. High on the hog-आलिशान रहन सहन 
    Meaning: Living in luxury.
    Example: He will not be able to live in these conditions because he has always had it from high on the hog.

This article tends to be beneficial for the following exams - REETUPTETCTETSuper TETDSSSBKVS, etc.

You may refer to the following books:

Serial No.Book NameAuthor Name
1.IDIOMS and PHRASES AngloRoshan Tolani
2.Popular English Idioms and Phrases: English Idiomatic ExpressionsManik Joshi
 3.Idioms, Phrases & Proverbs with Hindi Meanings & UsageH S Bhatia and P S Bhatia



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  • The weightage of Idioms & Phrases in the DSSSB exam- 3 to 4 marks.

  • The level of Idioms & Phrases Questions asked in the DSSSB exam is of moderate level.

  • The weightage of the English Section in the DSSSB exam is 20 marks.

  • Yes, negative marking involves in the DSSSB exam (0.25 marks)

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